John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wall not optimistic about making Team USA

    CSN Washington "John Wall did the math. He's not making Team USA's squad for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Wall wants in, no doubt. The two-time NBA All-Star will have the 2015-16 season to impress. However, having just left USA Basketball's minicamp in Las Vegas, the Washington Wizards star grasps the red, white and..." August 16

  • Make that two Wizards who have accepted Team USA invites

    CSN Washington "Bradley Beal will have his backcourt mate, John Wall, when USA Basketball holds camp next week after the point guard formally accepted the invite, CSNwashington.com was told by a person with knowledge of the situation Tuesday evening. Wall, who recently recovered from multiple non-displaced..." August 04

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    Wall said he started working out again about a week ago. The left hand is healed.

  • John Wall: 'I'm getting the same as Reggie Jackson'

    CSN Washington "Two years ago, John Wall's max contract extension for five years and $80 million went under heavy scrutiny. Now, getting the two-time All-Star who has led the Wizards to the Eastern Conference semifinals twice since then, looks like a bargain. "People talk about me getting $80 million, now you..." July 14

  • John Wall -- Kicked Off Plane In Vegas ... After Altercation

    TMZ "NBA superstar John Wall was kicked off an American Airlines flight in Las Vegas this week ... after someone in his crew allegedly threatened another passenger ... TMZ Sports has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us ... the Washington Wizards star had boarded a flight headed to D.C. on May..." May 28

  • NBA All-Defensive teams named

    NBA.com "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the league in both blocks per game (2.9) and total blocked shots (200). Additionally, Davis..." May 20

  • John Wall to avoid surgery and see hand specialist this week

    Washington Post "Like so many of his teammates echoed Monday afternoon as the Washington Wizards filed in and out of meetings one final time before dispersing for the offseason, John Wall is certain the Wizards would still be alive in the playoffs if he hadn’t fractured his left hand and wrist in five..." May 19

  • John Wall has no swelling in left hand/wrist after Game 5 return

    ESPN "John Wall's injured left hand/wrist came out of Game 5 without any swelling, according to Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman. "He'll get checked again later with our doctors," Wittman said on a conference call Thursday afternoon. "Just to make sure everything is where it is supposed to be...." May 15

  • John Wall on availability for Game 6: 'I might be a game-time decision'

    The Score "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall surprised everyone by suiting up in what turned out to be a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Al Horford and the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday. Wall looked to be in top form. He relentlessly attacked the basket and played some truly inspired defense in..." May 14

  • Wizards' Wall remains game-time decision for Game 5

    The Score "John Wall continues to make progress in his return from hand and wrist fractures, but the superstar point guard's status for Wednesday's Game 5 remains uncertain. Wall, who originally believed the issue was simply a severe sprain, suffered the injury in Washington's Game 1 victory in Atlanta,..." May 13

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    John Wall addressing the media. Said he’s not sure if he’ll play tonight. pic.twitter.com/3M4DsyWVw9

  • John Wall starting for Wizards in Game 5 tonight

    Pro Basketball Talk "I don’t know what’s a bigger surprise – that Wall is playing despite five (!) fractures to his hand or wrist or that the Wizards have hung with the Hawks without Wall. Healthy, he’s a game-changer on both ends of the court. Washington’s offense runs through him, and he can prevent Jeff Teague..." May 13

  • John Wall's progress bounces to next step; doctor exam on deck

    CSN Washington "John Wall dribbled during Tuesday's practice. With his left hand. That's encouraging news for the Washington Wizards. What that means for the All-Star guard's status heading into Game 5 at Atlanta remains murky. Wall missed the last three games against the Hawks, who evened the Eastern..." May 12

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    John Wall officially declared OUT for Game 5. #ATLHawks

  • John Wall holds out hope for return from wrist and hand injury

    CSN Washington "While the end appears near for John Wall this postseason, he's not giving up hope that he could actually play again in this series with the Atlanta Hawks that is tied 1-1 with Game 3 Saturday at Verizon Center. Or at some point in the playoffs if the Wizards can advance to the Eastern Conference..." May 09

  • Randy Wittman denies John Wall clashed with Wizards team doctors

    ESPN "As the Washington Wizards wait for the swelling in John Wall's fractured left hand and wrist to go down, coach Randy Wittman blew up and angrily defended the team's medical staff, disputing a report that Wall clashed with team physicians before sitting out Game 2 of the Eastern Conference..." May 08

  • Report: John Wall clashed with Wizards medical staff over initial wrist diagnosis

    Pro Basketball Talk "John Wall knew it was bad — he had broken his wrist on his left hand back in high school, so when he fell on it during Game 1 against the Hawks, he knew it was serious. From the Washington Post. “I knew when I fell on it,” Wall said earlier this week. “You never know when you’ve got a lot of..." May 08

  • Wall’s injury shifts odds in Hawks’ favor for game, series

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks are seemingly downplaying the significance of John Wall’s fractured hand and wrist, maintaining their strategy for Game 3 of their playoff series against Washington doesn’t hinge on whether Wizards’ point guard plays. But they’re not downplaying the potential of Wall’s absence in Las..." May 08

  • Wizards high hopes for postseason crashed down with John Wall

    Washington Post "For anyone who watched Gilbert Arenas collapse to the floor after Gerald Wallace dove into his left knee, Kwame Brown fumble post-entry passes out of bounds, Michael Jordan hobble around for two forgettable seasons that even he refuses to acknowledge and/or a washed up Mitch Richmond struggle to..." May 07

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    Kurt Helin @basketballtalk

    John Wall has five (!) non-displaced fractures in wrist and hand http://t.co/1rSrADSr8m

  • John Wall has five non-displaced fractures in his wrist and hand

    Washington Post "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has five non-displaced fractures in his left wrist and hand, the team announced Thursday afternoon. The diagnosis places Wall’s availability for the remainder of the postseason in jeopardy, but his playing status has not been determined, according to the..." May 07

  • Report: Wizards' Wall wants second opinion on wrist

    SI "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will seek a second opinion on his sprained left wrist later this week to determine his availability for the rest of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks, reports TNT’s David Aldridge. According to the report, Wall said that his..." May 06

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    Chris Miller @cmillscsn

    Breaking: John Wall is OUT tonight vs. @ATLHawks (left wrist) #WizardsTalk #WizHawks #dcRising

  • John Wall will miss Game 2 with wrist injury

    SB Nation "In an 11th-hour stunner, Washington Wizards star John Wall will not play in Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks due to complications from a wrist injury he suffered during the team's Game 1 victory, according to CSN Washington's Chris Miller. The Wizards will list him as inactive for the game. The..." May 05

  • John Wall wrist injury – It’s ‘badly swollen,’ but he’ll play

    Larry Brown Sports "Washington Wizards star point guard John Wall fell awkwardly on his wrist during a Game 1 win over the Atlanta Hawks, but the injury will not keep him out of Game 2 on Tuesday night. J. Michael of CSNWashington.com reports that Wall will play in Game 2, though he described the 24-year-old’s..." May 05

  • John Wall says NBA players are too biased to vote on awards

    SB Nation "The idea of media members voting on season-ending awards has been a sore subject for some players and explains why the National Basketball Players Association is attempting to create its own series of honors called the Players Choice Awards. The reason for the new honors was clearly spelled out by..." April 12

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    Chris Miller @cmillscsn

    John Wall will rest tonight vs. @Sixers. Ramon Sessions is expected to start. #WizardsTalk

  • Did adidas take John Wall's logo from 'The Office'?

    CBS Sports "This is a big year for John Wall. He made his first All-Star game and he even got his first signature shoe from adidas. Since it his own signature line, adidas created a logo which is a stylized version of his initials. But did they really create it from scratch? According to the keen eye of an..." April 07

  • John Wall sprains ankle in win over Jazz

    Washington Post "The last time the Washington Wizards were in Los Angeles, in late January, John Wall sustained a sprained right ankle in the final minute of a win over the Lakers and his status for their next game was uncertain. The Wizards return to Los Angeles Thursday and Wall’s right ankle is in question..." March 19

  • Patrick Beverley replacing John Wall in skills challenge

    Pro Basketball Talk "People took too long to appreciate how skilled John Wall is. So, he became even more polished. Now, just as Wall is getting recognized for more than just his athleticism, he’s missing a chance to dazzle everyone with his all-around talent. Wall – originally slated to compete in the skills..." February 10

  • John Wall thinks the Wizards deserve a second all-star

    Washington Post "Point guard John Wall was named an Eastern Conference all-star starter for the first time last week as reward for his stellar play over the first half of the season. Through 45 games, Wall leads the Washington Wizards in scoring (17.2 points per game), tops the NBA in assists per game (10.2), is..." January 27

  • John Wall fed up with lack of respect from NBA officials

    CSN Washington "Usually, John Wall is pretty coy about what he says post-game to avoid getting fined by the NBA for criticizing league officials. Not after the Wizards' 105-103 overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday. It was pointed out to him that coach Randy Wittman wants his guards, Wall..." January 22

  • John Wall’s emotional winning performance the latest example of his maturation

    Washington Post "Two weeks before she died, on the Monday before Thanksgiving, cancer-stricken 6-year-old Damiyah Telemaque-Nelson told everyone not to wake her up unless it was to FaceTime with her friend John Wall. When he learned of little Miyah’s demand, Wall couldn’t help but smile. She told the Washington..." December 10

  • John Wall wins a game but loses a young friend, and he can’t hide his grief

    Washington Post "The Wizards won Monday in dramatic fashion, 133-132 in double overtime against the Celtics, and John Wall was the hero for Washington. However, after the game, his mind was on another heroic effort, one that ended in a very unfortunate loss. Six-year-old Miyah had lost her battle with cancer,..." December 09

  • Wizards’ John Wall not worried about tendinitis in left knee

    Washington Post "Injuries are not foreign to John Wall. Myriad ailments have dotted his brief NBA career. There’s the tendinitis in both knees he’s played through since entering the league as the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2010. Then there’s the sprained foot he played through his rookie year when he was advised..." October 22

  • John Wall doesn’t love his place on Sports Illustrated’s list of the top 100 NBA players

    Washington Post "Sports Illustrated is releasing a list of the Top 100 NBA Players of 2015, an exercise that, no matter the sport, generates debate and outrage from players and fans alike. You may remember that Redskins wideout Pierre Garcon wasn’t pleased with his place on the NFL Network’s list of the top 100..." September 17

  • Wall, Beal among Team USA's cuts

    ESPN "Team USA will on Tuesday formally announce the release of Washington Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal and Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap from its FIBA World Cup roster, sources with knowledge of the moves say. USA Basketball has scheduled a Tuesday 2 p.m. ET teleconference so..." August 05

  • John Wall to attend Team USA camp

    ESPN "Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that USAB has wanted Wall in camp for weeks and merely wanted to make sure that the Wizards'..." July 25

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Wizards guard John Wall won't be included on USA Basketball roster Monday, but could be added for camp/World Cup later, source tells Yahoo.

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    Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee

    John Wall said he no longer needs the medicated contact lens for his right eye. Took it out before Game 4. "My eye is fine." #wizards

  • Scratched eyeball complicates John Wall's struggles

    CSN Washington "To add to John Wall's problems shooting the ball in this series with the Indiana Pacers, he now has an injury to his right eye. "I barely could see after I got hit in the eye," he said. "I got a cut on my eye so I had to put contacts in to get the medicine to cover the cut." It's not visible...." May 11

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    Michael Wallace @WallaceNBA_ESPN

    Wizards PG John Wall met twice with doctor since last night's game and is wearing medicated contact lense to treat cut on right eye.

  • John Wall wants Wizards to become Bullets again

    Pro Basketball Talk "In 1997, The Washington Bullets became the Washington Wizards (though not directly due to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, as many believe). Wizards, a corny nickname with no local significance, hasn’t really caught on among the city’s passionate basketball fans. But it won’t change back to..." March 20

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    Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee

    RT @NBAPR: John Wall fined $15,000 for directing inappropriate comments towards the officials following WAS's 98-85 loss to CHA on March 12

  • John Wall turned around Wizards’ season once teammates demanded he lead

    Pro Basketball Talk "If players were robots, the Washington Wizards’ contract extension for John Wall last summer would have made no sense. The Wizards gave Wall a maximum contract a year before they had to. Why not wait to see whether Wall stayed healthy this season or progressed as hoped? If all went well,..." March 12

  • John Wall happy to finally be winning with Washington Wizards

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Expectations have been sky high for John Wall since he entered the NBA as the No. 1 overall selection out of Kentucky in 2010. He put up 16.4 points and 8.3 assists per game as a rookie and had an almost identical season (16.3 PPG, 8.0 APG) the following season. He suffered a stress fracture..." February 15

  • John Wall's dunk contest plan will involve 'extra bodies'

    CBS Sports "In talking about his dunk contest gameplan with NBA TV, John Wall wouldn't say anything, except to give away one hint. “There will be extra bodies involved.” Dead bodies? I hope they're not dead bodies. "Extra bodies" probably just means he's going to require a bit of assistance whether..." February 15

  • Cousins pleased about ex-teammate’s All-Star nod

    Sacramento Bee "DeMarcus Cousins isn’t happy about being left off the All-Star team, but he is pleased with one selection by coaches among Eastern Conference reserves. That would be Cousins’ friend and teammate at Kentucky, John Wall. Wall (Washington) and Cousins (Kings) were chosen first and fifth in the..." February 10

  • John Wall, Paul George among dunk contestants

    CBS Sports "The contestants for the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest, along with the Skills Challenge and 3-Point Contest, are scheduled to be announced Thursday, but of course reports are already leaking out about who's going to participate. Damian Lillard was reported on last night, you can find more on that here...." February 06

  • Sore heel could force Wall to pass on dunk contest

    CSN Washington "When John Wall was named an All-Star for the first time last week, he told CSN Washington that he was considering invitations from the NBA to participate in the dunk contest and skills competition. He'll make up his mind Monday, but it appears he's learning towards the latter because of injury..." February 03

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